Alphabet soup for the soul – “U”

Wonderful thoughts/ideas…

Words from Walden

U is for Universe

” Ordinary men hate solitude. But the master makes use of it, embracing his aloneness, realizing he is one with the whole universe”

Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

Universe, God, Source, The Tao. These are all different names for the same thing.

These are all ways of saying creator or creation.

The Tao describes the Universe as;

everything and nothing

good and bad

up and down

right and wrong

light and dark.

If this is so then although, God has given us all the gifts of creation, the truth is that She is not pre occupied with what any one of us do. The whole thing is one big connected cosmic joke and each part (good and bad) is necessary for God to experience God.

In this context God (or the universe) is everything. As that old Santa looking guy who had conversations with God has…

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